Applicants must be United States Citizens and at least 18 years old. Wildland firefighters need a high level of muscular and cardiovascular fitness to perform safely in difficult environments such as steep terrain, extreme temperatures, high altitude, and smoke. Firefighters must be able to travel for up to 21 days away from their home duty station and will often work weekends and Holidays.
Firefighters are required to pass a work capacity test as a condition of hire depending on position. The pack test (Arduous Duty WCT) consists of a 3-mile hike with a 45-pound pack over level terrain in 45 minutes or less. A WCT is not required for Payette Inter-agency Dispatch Center.
All vacancies will be filled through USAJobs.gov. Applicants must create a profile to apply for jobs.
Outreaches:*All applicants must check to ensure your required documents are uploaded correctly, take the time to double check your attached documents and verify your supporting documents are attached*